Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Middleweight
42-1-1
62-8-2

Belts on The Line

IBF World Middleweight
WBA Super World Middleweight

The tape

40
Age
43
5' 10" / 179 cm
Height
5' 5" / 166 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

TKO 9TKO 7UD 12KO 4MD 12
Form
UD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 7UD 12
42
Wins
62
37
By KO
39
88
KO%
63
1
Losses
8
0
Stopped
3
1
Draws
2
2006
Debut
1995
228
Pro rounds
498

Current rankings @ Middleweight

1
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Gennady Golovkin vs Manny Pacquiao preview

When is Golovkin vs Pacquiao?

Gennady Golovkin could face Manny Pacquiao in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

Golovkin vs Pacquiao stats

Gennady Golovkin would step into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 37 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Manny Pacquiao would make his way to the ring with a record of 62 wins, 8 loses and 2 draws, with 39 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Golovkin would have a large advantage in power over Pacquiao, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Pacquiao's 63%.

Gennady Golovkin is the younger man by 3 years, at 40 years old.

Golovkin has a height advantage of 5 inches over Pacquiao. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Gennady Golovkin fights out of the orthodox stance, while Manny Pacquiao is a southpaw.

Golovkin is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 28 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 11 year and 3 months later than Pacquiao, whose first professional fight was in 1995. He has fought 270 less professional rounds, 228 to Pacquiao's 498.

Gennady Golovkin goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at middleweight.

Golovkin vs Pacquiao form

Golovkin has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Ryota Murata on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beat Kamil Szeremeta on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had beat Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Pacquiao has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Yordenis Ugas on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Keith Thurman on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Adrien Broner on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Lucas Martin Matthysse on 15th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Hehad lost to Jeff Horn on 2nd July 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gennady Golovkin has been fighting more than Manny Pacquiao.

Gennady Golovkin last fought 1 month and 15 days ago, while Manny Pacquiao's last outing was 9 months and 3 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Pacquiao's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Golovkin vs Pacquiao?

Manny Pacquiao is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Gennady Golovkin if you fancy the incredible upset.

Gennady Golovkin vs Manny Pacquiao news

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